Grants are available for community organisations in the UK working with individuals suffering from poverty and hardship who also have an ongoing medical problem.
The Heinz, Anna and Carol Kroch Foundation provides grants to charitable organisations throughout the UK.
The scheme aims to assist individuals who have an ongoing medical problem and are suffering from poverty and hardship. Applications to support victims of domestic violence and the homeless may also be considered. Funding is at the discretion of the Trustees. Grants tend to be of modest amounts.
Costs associated with relieving poverty and hardship for individuals with an ongoing medical condition.
Match Funding Restrictions:
Applicants should provide details of funding which has already been sought and secured from alternative sources.
How to apply:
The application process is ongoing and interested applicants may apply at any time.
Applications are usually considered monthly and should be received by the end of the previous month. Applications must be made by a recognised body, for example a Social Worker, Welfare Rights Officer, CAB representative, GP/Consultant on behalf of the individual requiring assistance.
Applications should be made in writing and submitted either by post or email, and include the following information:
- Background of the client: family makeup, age, income and expenditure.
- What a grant will be used for.
- Details of any other funding which has been sought and secured.
- A copy of estimates for any equipment or adaptations.
For more information:
Heinz, Anna and Carol Kroch Foundation
PO Box 327
Tel: 020 8979 0609